What is Celecoxib
Celecoxib is a medication that is non-steroidal and anti-inflammatory drug (NSAID) used to treat signs and symptoms of rheumatoid arthritis, osteoarthritis, acute pain, gout attacks, ankylosing spondylitis, menstrual pain, and even signs of juvenile rheumatoid arthritis among sufferers aged two years and more.
How to take Celecoxib
Always take this medicine exactly as your doctor or pharmacist has told you. Check with your doctor or pharmacist if you are not sure. If you think or feel that the effect of Celecoxib is too strong or too weak, talk to your doctor or pharmacist.
Your doctor will tell you what dose you should take. As the risk of side effects associated with heart problems may increase with dose and duration of use,it is important that you use the lowest dose that controls your pain and you should not take Celecoxib for longer than necessary to control symptoms
Side Effects of Celecoxib
High blood pressure, including worsening of existing high blood pressure
Fluid build up with swollen ankles, legs and/or hands